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HISTORY CHANNEL****FOR SHAME***AMERICAN PICKERS
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[quote:Armynurse70 11254711:MV85Njg4MzVfMjk3NDY2NDRfREREQUI3MkE=] I actually like this show and disagree with most the comments on here. They don't force anybody to sell a thing. They ask to see what people have that they would be willing to get rid of for a buck. They offer a fair price that is below market value (think yard saleing) and they try to make a profit off of it. In some episodes, I have seen them go back to the original owner and give them a cut of the profits. But then, I am sure that the original owner would feel cheated if they didn't. It gives people an idea of what their junk is really worth. Most people have no clue. A lot of the time, the stuff they buy the owner had no clue he had it, doesn't care about it in the first place or it will just rot away to the elements being uncared for. Occasionally, not very often, they offer more than what the owner thought something was worth. The owners usually contact them to come out and buy stuff, the driving around and looking on the back roads is a minor part in it. That was how they got their start, but now people are trying to downsize and get rid of their stuff. Frank happened to drive to my parent's farm and stopped to look around. He bought a few things (wish he would have bought more) and I got an autographed picture out of it. If you're reading this Frank, thank you... Family heirlooms? People don't sell their family heirlooms. Never seen it happen on this show. Mostly junk there. Frank and Mike work hard at what they do, they risk buying and selling (much like the stock market or gambling) and they make an honest living out of it. [/quote]
I can NOT believe that the HISTORY channel would show such a disgrace to our older generation. TO think for one minute this would somehow be cleared to air is appalling. To brag or somehow boast about an unsolicited visit to Leland's farm and the price paid versus the actual value should be illegal. If this would have been my granddad I would have felt robbed of my family heirloom and treasures. The History Channel should immediately cancel this show!!!!!!!!!!!!! We were so looking forward to a new show that was really about hidden treasures in American not thievery we couldn't even finish the show.
These guys are scum bags !!!!! Nice job History Channel way to promote thieves . I would love to meet these guys face to face , and work a deal out with them. If you know what I mean ! And my parents always told me crime doesn't pay, unless you make a show for the History Channel .Way to teach kids its ok to steal from the older generation. History Channel you should make things right pay these people fair price for their stuff, and fire these dirt bags
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